The first class is on Monday 18th January at 7.00pm. To enrol go to CACE website at this link https://www.caceclasses.co.uk/product/therapeutic-art-of-crochet-online-monday/
This short course suits an adventurous beginner or intermediate level learner. You need to be able to do 3 basic stitches, chain, double crochet and treble. You will learn working with American and British stitch terminology, working with gauge, some useful techniques and stitches, and some hacks to improve look of work and speed of working. You will need a selection of colours all in Double Knitting weight of yarn, and a range of 3-5mm hooks. Style-Craft yarn is recommended because it has a large range of colours, is cheap and readily available and washes well.
Course enrolment for this block opens 13/01/2021 and closes 20/01/2021…
Classes commence remotely via Zoom, Wednesday 27/01/2021, 18:30pm – 20:30pm for 10 weeks until 31/03/2021.
This short course suits an adventurous beginner or intermediate level learner. You need to be able to do 3 basic stitches, chain, double crochet and treble.
You will learn working with American and British stitch terminology, working with gauge, some useful techniques and stitches, and some hacks to improve look of work and speed of working.
You will need a selection of colours in Double Knitting weight of yarn and a range of 3-5mm hooks. I recommend Stylecraft Special acryllic DK because it has a large range of colours, is cheap and washes well, but any brand will do. The best online source is www.woolwarehouse.co.uk. Due to Covid the only wool shop in Dundee is now HobbyCraft.
|Payment for this block is £53…|
Crochet is a wonderful pliable way to work with yarn.
I will be in Alyth Town Hall over the weekend demonstrating some tips for getting started.
Here is a wee example. I wasn’t terribly impressed with this motif and initially laid it aside. I then decided to add some surface crochet and changed the look entirely!
You can download the full Alyth Creates guide here :-
My crochet evening classes start again in Invergowrie Hall on 22 April, and has had a lot of interest. There are only two places left, so don’t delay if you want one! The course costs £45 for 10 weeks. To enrol, please visit the CACE website.
What a lovely turnout last night at the Harris Academy for enrolment for the Summer Term evening classes. There are just a couple of places left in my crochet class, and they can now be booked online through the HERA website. Price £43 for 9 weeks.
It’s time to sign up for autumn evening classes.
There are only two weeks to go until HERA’s Enrolment Night in Harris Academy on Wednesday 29th August from 6-7.30 pm.
Therapeutic Crochet is a ten week course covering all the basics.
Learners are able to work at their own rate.
You can move on to your own project if you wish, with expert tutor support on hand as needed.
The classes run on a Wednesday.
Check my workshop out at the Aberdeen Yarnfest on Sunday 13th May. It runs from 10.00 am to 1.00pm at the Doubletree Aberdeen Treetops hotel. I made the A5 journal cover below using Sublime silk yarn in two shades, and a maroon synthetic silk background.
“Therapeutic crochet – Exploring Tunisian and Broomstick techniques.”
How to make Broomstick lace.
How to work 4 basic Tunisian stitches.
Participants will complete a small project incorporating these steps during the workshop.
But it’s warm inside. Getting ready for next classes and keeping yarns in order!